Are you trying to be someone besides yourself?

Today, words from two slightly different sources:

macdonaldI would rather be what God chose to make me than the most glorious creature that I could think of; for to have been thought about, born in God’s thought, and then made by God, is the dearest, grandest, and most precious thing in all thinking.
—George MacDonald (British philosopher with fantastic facial hair, mentor to C.S. Lewis)


Believe in your flyness, conquer your shyness.
—Kanye West (big-time rapper with unrivaled swag, lover to Kim Kardashian) 

Are you trying to be someone besides yourself?